Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Clinical Service Chief

Jeremy Finkelstein, M.D.
Clinical Service Chief

Houston Methodist Emergency Medicine Division is open 24/7 to assess and treat patients' acute and critical-care needs. It is a certified stroke center and acute chest-pain center that works with a dedicated stroke team and internationally renowned cardiology team to provide expert care in these areas. Specializing in adult medicine, the division most commonly treats complications arising from:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Pulmonary disease
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Cancer
  • Renal failure
  • Transplantation (acute and post-transplant needs)
  • Routine general surgery

The physicians and health care professionals of the Emergency Medicine Division also work with a 24-hour cardiac catheterization lab team on call at all times, and use a wide range of technologies to diagnose and treat critical injuries and medical complications.

  • 64-slice CT scan
  • MR imaging
  • Endovascular stenting
  • Advanced neuroradiology procedures
  • Robotic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery

All Emergency Medicine Division physicians are board certified in emergency medicine and work across all departments and subspecialties to provide compassionate, innovative care to patients in need. The division's close relationships with the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center and Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center give its patients access to world-class research, including clinical trials.

For expanded services in the heart of Houston, Houston Methodist now offers full-service emergency care at the Houston Methodist Emergency Care Center on Highway 59 and Kirby.